John Burke defeated Jeffery Xiong in playoff to win 2018 US Chess Masters

US Chess Masters is a 9-round Swiss Open Chess Tournament

Final chess standings (top 70)


US MASTERS CHESS CHAMPIONSHIP
An Official US Chess Championship
Friday, August 17, 2018 – Tuesday, August 21, 2018
Embassy Suites Hotel, 204 Centreport Dr., Greensboro, NC 27409

​9-round Swiss. Time control: 40/90/inc. 30; SD 30/inc. 30
GM, WGM, IM, WIM norms possible. Has been SuperSwiss last 5 years
Eligibility: USCF or FIDE Chess Master title required. Juniors – USCF 2000 rating at any time

Chess prizes $27,000 total:

All chess prizes are unconditionally guaranteed

1st: $7,000, 2nd: $4,000; 3rd: $3,000; 4th: $2,000; 5th: $1,500; 6th: $1,000; 7th: $1,000; 8th: $1,000; 9th: $1,000; 10th: $1,000
Class prizes: U2500: $900, $600; U2400: $700, $500; U2300: $600, $400
U2200: $500, $300. All class prizes based on FIDE chess rating

Entry fees:

GM/Foreign IMs: FREE; US IMs and NC residents: $199. Others: $249 by Aug.12th
Add $50 if late entry. $25 discount for playing in the 2018 Washington Chess International
No entry fee taken out of chess prize winnings, you keep it all!

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